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Bahrain now 2nd country to approve Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine use

DUBAI: Bahrain said on Friday it has granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the second country after Britain to approve it. The kingdom had also approved Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine in November for use by frontline workers.

“The approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will add a further important layer to the Kingdom’s national COVID-19 response,” Dr. Mariam Al-Jalahma, CEO of Bahrain’s National Health Regulatory Authority said in a statement.

News source ~ Arab News